PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | The Chronicle Review http://chronicle.com/section/The-Chronicle-Review/41/ 2016-07-24T12:41:54-04:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education In Praise of Speculative History http://chronicle.com/article/In-Praise-of-Speculative/237067 2016-07-10T18:41:33-04:00 New conjectural works share a project: to broaden the scope of historical understanding beyond the thin span of written records. By Frank Palmeri I Read It at the Movies http://chronicle.com/article/I-Read-It-at-the-Movies/237042 2016-07-06T18:00:00-04:00 The film Genius offers a peek into the bruising relationship between editors and authors. By Gerald Howard Take Your Time http://chronicle.com/article/Take-Your-Time/236915 2016-07-03T18:30:00-04:00 The corporate university steals it — let’s grab it back. By Maggie Berg and Barbara K. Seeber The New McCarthyism http://chronicle.com/article/The-New-McCarthyism/236956 2016-06-30T04:55:00-04:00 Why another academic witch hunt could take off. By Ellen Schrecker You Probably Won't Get Tenure. Get Your Ph.D. Anyway. http://chronicle.com/article/You-Probably-Wont-Get-Tenure/236957 2016-06-29T10:21:00-04:00 The one broadly marketable skill a humanist might acquire in graduate school is the ability to teach. By Jacques Berlinerblau The Flaw at the Heart of Psychological Research http://chronicle.com/article/The-Flaw-at-the-Heart-of/236916 2016-06-26T18:31:00-04:00 The nature of the discipline makes statistics create headaches. By Christopher D. Green The Ghost (Writer) in the Machine http://chronicle.com/article/The-Ghost-Writer-in-the/236919 2016-06-26T18:30:00-04:00 Who wrote the first novel on a word processor, and what is the future of writing technology? By Tom Bartlett Where Conservative Ideas Come From http://chronicle.com/article/Where-Conservative-Ideas-Come/236922 2016-06-26T18:30:00-04:00 Historians of the right face a reckoning in the time of Trump. By Timothy Shenk ‘Trump Syllabus’ Is as White as the Man Himself http://chronicle.com/article/Trump-Syllabus-Is-as/236899 2016-06-23T12:14:28-04:00 Some scholars argue that the reading list represents neither diversity nor a commitment to social justice. The Trump Issue http://chronicle.com/specialreport/The-Trump-Issue/43 2016-06-20T00:00:00-04:00 How did Donald Trump’s candidacy happen? What ideas has he upended? How is academe responding? What does his candidacy mean for the future of democracy? We asked scholars from a variety of disciplines to weigh in. Make America America Again http://chronicle.com/article/Make-America-America-Again/236816 2016-06-19T18:30:18-04:00 Trump’s campaign has become a referendum on what it means to be an American. By Nathan Pippenger Pox Populi http://chronicle.com/article/Pox-Populi/236817 2016-06-19T18:30:18-04:00 Forget democracy. What we need is epistocracy, where voting power is accorded by competence and knowledge. By Jason Brennan Poor White Politics http://chronicle.com/article/Poor-White-Politics/236819 2016-06-19T18:30:18-04:00 Too long have elites dismissed the political reflexes of impoverished whites. By Nancy Isenberg The Clickbait Candidate http://chronicle.com/article/The-Clickbait-Candidate/236815 2016-06-19T18:30:18-04:00 How web analytics fueled Trump's rise. By David Karpf The Politics of Resentment http://chronicle.com/article/The-Politics-of-Resentment/236818 2016-06-19T18:30:18-04:00 Trump says what angry voters think. By Katherine Cramer I, Donald http://chronicle.com/article/I-Donald/236820 2016-06-19T18:30:18-04:00 Thucydides and Plato warned us about this guy. By Matthew Meyer Fundamental Mistakes http://chronicle.com/article/Fundamental-Mistakes/236823 2016-06-19T18:20:00-04:00 This campaign is proving wrong decades of research on evangelicals. By D.G. Hart Trump Syllabus http://chronicle.com/article/Trump-Syllabus/236824 2016-06-19T10:00:00-04:00 Michael Kazin, Jill Lepore, Harvey Mansfield, Alan Wolfe, and others offer an election-year curriculum. The Jerk’s Political Moment http://chronicle.com/article/The-Jerk-s-Political-Moment/236772 2016-06-12T18:30:39-04:00 We take pleasure in Trump's clowning, nevermind the civic stakes.  By Aaron James The Problem With 'Wellness' as a Virtue http://chronicle.com/article/The-Problem-With-Wellness-as/236773 2016-06-12T18:23:38-04:00 The word is "recognizable as a piece of cant, a neologism that allows the trademarking and subtle distortion of free things that used to belong to everybody."